Doug Ellin, maker of the hit HBO series Entourage, has blamed the makers for Billions of taking his thought. Ellin shot to distinction as a screenwriter in 2004 after the arrival of Entourage, and has from that point forward partook in a vocation in Hollywood with features including a BAFTA win, three Emmy designations, and a spot on the leading body of the Greenwich International Film Festival. Escort, which follows the profession of youthful entertainer Vincent Chase in his endeavors to pursue acclaim in Hollywood, ran for eight seasons and aided net Ellin an eight-figure agreement to keep delivering TV for HBO. Ellin endeavored to profit by the achievement of his hit show in 2015 by delivering a film transformation of the series, and as of late, has lobbied for a reboot of Entourage.
Ellin contends on Hollywood Wayz that, as Entourage was completing, he had concocted a thought for a flexible investments themed show, and had searched out two companions to assist him with composing it. Ellin then, at that point, claims they “offered it to HBO,” who wound up “saying no thanks to it.” after two years, he met Andrew Ross Sorkin, who communicated a longing to make a show “set in the flexible investments world.” Ellin claims he then, at that point, chosen to set Sorkin up with the two companions he had worked with already, relying on the prerequisite that he would get involved later as a maker. Ellin evidently never heard from the threesome again, until one of them educated Ellin that he was “doing a show set in the mutual funds world called Billions.” Despite all of this event years prior, Ellin’s perspectives on the matter were solid:
“This resembled sort of as low lease, loser s- – t as might conceivably be done…I need nothing out of this. I need the universe to deal with itself and consume them in f – ing damnation.”
Hollywood is no more unusual to enormous scope and exceptionally plugged protected innovation questions. As of late in 2019, Sony and Disney struggled it out over Spider-Man and his spot in the MCU, a question which apparently nearly caused the web-slinger to be pulled from all future MCU projects. In case Ellin’s remarks are valid, they show exactly how exceptional and merciless the universe of composing and creation in Hollywood can be. Regardless of whether he needs nothing from the circumstance, Ellin’s story informs an incredible arrangement concerning the manner by which Hollywood makes its motion pictures and TV, and how acclaim as an author and maker can be won and lost in a very small space therefore, in any event, for the essayist of a hit series like Entourage.